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Old 13-11-2016, 18:30   #16
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Re: Orange Peel Rolling Brightside...

In hindsight, I was originally painting in conditions that were simply too warm for the paint viscosity I was using.

I am in Florida at the moment, and am learning the local requirements. I have since painted as early as possible in the morning. Overcast days are my friend. And I have thinned the paint 10-20%.

It pays to have a game plan, painting by sections so that you are working in small areas where you can keep a wet edge and/or tip off the section before the paint starts to flash off. It's easier to keep wet edge on varnish than on this paint, particularly when done outdoors.

Now that I have done several sections, using a couple different techniques, I have gotten to the point where any defects - brush marks or stipple/orange peel - are only visible at about twelve inches from the surface, and only in certain light and angles. Good enough for my requirements.

That said, I have decided I don't like the final paint color and am going to do an additional coat a slightly brighter white, and add a tiny bit of flattening agent.

Good thing I am not in a hurry

As to the paint lifting in spots for geoleo, is water somehow getting under the paint?
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Old 13-11-2016, 23:23   #17
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I painted my decks a year ago with Brightside and its primer.Now in certain areas where there is lots of birdpoop and the deck drain area where water ponds the topcoat is coming off in splotches!!! Is this typical? Mybe I will sand and just use the white primer as it didn't come off! (help)
Did you sand the primer?
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